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Durch die bunten Rosenhecken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Durch die bunten Rosenhecken
Flattern Schmetterlinge hin;
Muntre Lerchentöne wecken
Schon die Tageskönigin.

Immer wach sind meine Sorgen
Nimmer ruht dies treue Herz
Und ein jeder rote Morgen
Findet meinen regen Schmerz.

Ach! wann werd ich Ruhe finden
Ist es bald, wie oder spät?
Wollt ihr mich der Quaal entbinden,
Hört ihr Götter mein Gebet!

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Amy Pfrimmer) , "Through the colorful roses", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52

Line count: 12
Word count: 55

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Through the colorful roses

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Through the colorful rose hedge 
butterflies flutter on their way;
The larks’ lively songs 
are already waking the Queen of the Day.

My worries are always awake; 
this faithful heart never rests.
And every dawning red morning 
finds my pain stirring.

Oh! When will I find peace, 
will it be soon, how, or late?
Hear, you gods, my prayer, if you would 
deliver me from tormenting fate.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2019 by Amy Pfrimmer, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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Text added to the website: 2019-07-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-07-06 12:06:46

Line count: 12
Word count: 67